Category Archive for "Moving Tips"

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5 Tips for Getting Your Security Deposit Refund When Moving Out

Josh Dudleston

If you live in a rented apartment or house, chances are you paid a security deposit when you moved in. If you leave your place clean and in great condition when you move out, there’s a good chance you’ll get…

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How to Choose a Moving Company? Tips for Hiring the Best Movers

Josh Dudleston

When moving day is finally over and you’re settled in your new home, you want to be able to spend your first night in your own bed, relaxed and happy knowing that everything went according to plan. You want to…

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Why You Should Consider Moving Your Family to Portland, Oregon

Josh Dudleston

Are you thinking of moving to Portland, Oregon? When you’re planning a move, choosing the right city can be a stressful decision, but it’s also an exciting one. The Rose City has a number of perks that make it a…

Why You Should Use a Local Moving Company for Your Moving Needs

Josh Dudleston

  It’s never easy to place your most important belongings in the hands of someone you just met. Who can you trust? Is a national franchise your safest bet, or are you better off with a local moving company? As…

Planning a Move: Why You Should Book Movers in Advance

Josh Dudleston

It won’t be long until you’re settled in your new home breathing a sigh of relief and getting ready to spend your first night there. Even the most well-planned moves usually include a few unexpected last-minute hurdles. Whether it’s misplaced…

Woman in a shopping cart looking for the best place to buy moving boxes in Portland

The 5 Best Places to Buy Moving Supplies in Portland

Josh Dudleston

  Packing for a move can be stressful, especially if you have valuable or easy-to-damage belongings to transport. Plus, most of us accumulate a lot of stuff over the years, so it’s hard to know where to begin. But don’t…

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Housewarming Traditions: Our Favorites From Around the Globe

Josh Dudleston

Once you’ve moved into a new home, you’ll want to celebrate. You might invite old friends, new neighbors, or family members. The urge to celebrate a new home is found all over the world. In fact, housewarming traditions know no…

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Our Best Packing Tips and Tricks for the New Year

Josh Dudleston

  What better way to start off the new year than with best packing tips and tricks? No matter what year it is or what month it is, there isn’t much that changes when it comes to moving and packing….

Our Guide to the What & Where of Donating Your Gently Used Items

Josh Dudleston

Donating gently used items is a part of life. Some people do it often, while others like to wait until they move! Whatever way you choose to sort through your items, know that taking the time to donate makes a…

When is the Best Time of Year to Move? Pros & Cons of Each Season

Josh Dudleston

  Everyone has an opinion about the best time of year to move. But the trouble with opinions is that they are often in conflict. It is important to know no matter the month, there are pros and cons of…